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What's everyone working on? edition

>Buyer's template:
>Where to Buy:
>Use the buyer's template
>Keyset wiki

previous thread: >>57670266

>> No.57686244

any new pics? it seems like you've been working on the same shit for months

>> No.57686245
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>mfw waiting for my new keyboard in the mail

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Painfully long wait for my Beamspring and my Model FSSK internals.

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Not really related to keyboards, but I've been working on designing a new case for my rig.
Currently making a phone-charging-stand/figurine-stand/cable-organizer/pen-holder type of thing for the standing desk.

3D printer should be here tomorrow. I should order some stuff from alie and see about milling keyboard PCBs. Shit's going to get fun from here on.

Hence, I haven't bothered taking any new pictures, there's not much to show yet, except for some CAD files.

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Does 60$ (CAD) seem like a good price for this memeboard?

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>> No.57686702

Refurbished and razer
might as well just get a Chinese keyboard from amazon.

>> No.57686728

>tfw hasu Bluetooth controller and a battery would cost like a new keyboard

>> No.57686750

Thinking about getting someone a wireless keyboard as a gift.
>switch type
probably brown or clear switches
standard US
>form factor
something compact, needs 5 rows
preferred, not necessary
>what I'm currently looking at
amazon /dp/B01H6DNIHU

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New keys.

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i'm hungry

>> No.57687061

if you know how to solder and program then you can get both for super cheap
it's a matter of choices, do you want to put in the time yourself or have someone else do it for you

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What about this one? I get to choose which key type.

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incredibly irritating LEDs

actually makes me angry

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>I get to choose which key type
What a privilege

>> No.57687258

I just noticed how retardly think that solder is.

>> No.57687262
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Looks like I've got just the keyboard for you

>> No.57687276
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You like it thicc?

>> No.57687341

>dumb small form factor keyboard
>huge case
>costar stabilizers
Jesus. Just burn it.

>> No.57687366

It's the keyboard I'm using right now. The LEDs are a bit irritating but it's nonetheless a good keyboard

>> No.57687395
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looks like someone is jealous

>> No.57687412
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here (you) go

>> No.57687429

If it's not a fullsize it's a kids toy.

>> No.57687443
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fuck numpads

>> No.57687483
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Why would I use a keyboard with a numpad when I don't need one?

>> No.57687485

to be fair the SSK does have a numpad over the left side of the alphas. Its not dedicated, but it still works

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numpads are simply the bees knees, anon

>> No.57687501

Preferably under 80$

>Location (continent at least)

>Form factor


I'd like to start using mechanical keyboards, but have no idea of what I should buy. I would like to buy from China. Should I ask on /csg/ instead?

>> No.57687507
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I see you like proper man-sized keyboards

>> No.57687514

Why do you insist on making a physical keyboard look like something on a smartphone or tablet screen.

>> No.57687545

Not gonna happen, but maybe you can find something nice here

>> No.57687554
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Because my smartphone has one of the best displays on the market.

>> No.57687568

Must be a tablet baby thing I guess.

>> No.57687585

pretty much all non fullsize keyboards have this

>> No.57687594

>I would like to buy from China

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I wish.

Doing CAD on a tablet with a pen seems like it'd be comfy as shit.

>> No.57687609

>I would like to buy from China
Not gonna happen either

>> No.57687640
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Why would someone carry around a full size keyboard if they are only gonna type some scientific review papers on their tablet. Seem like its a huge wast of space and it just makes you look silly

>> No.57687678

Why would you be carrying a keyboard around in the first place?
Oh your picture explains it... Hipstershit / late 90s 2000s kids.

>> No.57687694

what keyboard is that i want to know thank you very much

>> No.57687715

get with the times gramps. no one wants to carry around a six pound laptop. I'm perfectly fine with a tablet and a v60 with matias qc switches

>> No.57687733

its a noppoo choc mini.
why do you want to thank me?

>> No.57687737

I swear that generation is fucked. How is that remotely convenient? Is it a fashion statement? Do you have special designer keyboard bags too?

>> No.57687799

Its convenient because I can carry everything with me on one device. The onscreen keyboard sucks for long typing secession so that is why a small and compact mechanical keyboard is perfect.

>Do you have special designer keyboard bags too?
Do you think everyone with a mechanical keyboard is a hipster? I just carry it around in a laptop bag that my dad gave me.

>> No.57687855
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because im looking for a new keyboard and these are the keyboards i currently have and that keyboard looks very nice

>> No.57687884

whats the best keyboard I can get with some programmable keys + leds while not going too much toward ricer

>> No.57687915

You don't care about cost? Just buy a custom kit and build your own, and you can program the firmware yourself.

>> No.57687923

Ducky One backlit version.
There is a One on massdrop for 90 bucks, but it has no back light

>> No.57687948


>> No.57687950

Everyone with those dumb small form factor keyboards is a hipster by definition.

>> No.57687992

big deal every laptop has a small form factor keyboard, and my v60 is the perfect length to match my tablet.
Why should I have to carry around a 17 inch desktop replacement when a medium sized tablet is fine?

>> No.57688034

You can use the laptop's keyboard? Crazy idea I know.

>> No.57688126

So whats the difference from using a tablet and a small keyboard. You can walk into my office and see dozens of people with ipads and small wireless keyboard. The only difference is that mine is quieter and happens to be mechanical. My supervisor uses an android tablet and a bluetooth keyboard, and she is almost twice my age at 58. Technology progress anon, and bitching about the good old days just makes you look like a fag.

>> No.57688158

>bluetooth keyboards

>Technology progress anon
By using tech from the 80s. Ya don't think you understand what progress means.

>> No.57688217

Whether you like it or not that is how life is progressing. You may dislike it, but there is nothing you can do about it.

>> No.57688242
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it's not mechanical but it is a meme so I thought I'd ask here
Is this G13 worth a damn? It looks super comfy and I could play and masturbate at the same time, if I can macro key shortcuts or to software functions it'd be god tier, when I used MIDI buttonpads for macros I loved it
$68, or is there better options? Can I mouse with it? Or are these things just a meme?

>> No.57688249

I can make fun of it. It's not like mobile computers are a new thing. Only recently did you hipsters find a "need" for these small keyboards.

>> No.57688299

>Only recently did you hipsters find a "need" for these small keyboards.
Small keyboards have existed since the 80s anon. These 60% keyboards are nothing new. The old ii c keyboards were also 60% and those came out in 1984

now >>57688242 that thing looks retarded

>> No.57688309

They weren't carried around. They were used at terminals and small environments.

>> No.57688349

Out of curiosity, what are my options if i go wireless?

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anyone know what brand/type of keyboard this is?

keys felt really clicky

>> No.57688408

You are kind of right. They were designed to be small enough that you could take it from your job to your home and continue working. Not like a laptop since you had to be constantly plugged in to work, and the monitor couldn't be carried around. They were super expensive and not many people bought them, but they were still a success that they eventually turned them into laptops.

>> No.57688412

can you take pic of the back?

>> No.57688428

I'm talking about laptops in the 90s.
In the 80s you had those "mobile" computer but weren't really mobile.

>> No.57688432

But so did my launchpad and I loved it
I just want to know if I can mouse with it, if there's any immediate issues I need to know about these things
It looks a lot more comfy than trying to smash my wrist into a keyboard

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Not right now. Oh well

>> No.57688523

I regret buying this keyboard

>> No.57688526

My dad was a systems analyst back in the 80s, so growing up I was exposed to all this weird computer technology. There was definitely a fad for small computers and keyboards before laptops were really a thing, like those mobile, but not really computers. So saying that this is something new is completely wrong. 60% keyboards have been around since before I was, and maybe even before you were born.

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And this one looks even comfier
I don't care if I look like a razer retard with my first LED, if this input is better than my left hand on a keyboard I want it

>> No.57688549

This also has a mechanical variant for $100 more but I'm sure you guys would rather save money

>> No.57688603

I said they were 80s tech already. Their use as mobile devices is new.

>> No.57688760
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>Their use as mobile devices is new
It is 80s tech and its use as a mobile device isn't new.
Take a look at pic related. It isn't a computer, but you use it to dial up to the mainframe and you can access it from home

>> No.57688788

I addressed this.

>> No.57688890

In the 80s you could use that thing at your local diner to work while eating your breakfast, and my dad's friend used to do that. So how is that different from today where people use tablets and small keyboards at their local cafe.

You see what I'm saying is that nothing has really changed in the past 30 years, its just that the technology has progressed and things look different, but they still serve the same exact function.

>> No.57688900

Does a 75% iso keyboard exist? I'm tempted to try 60% but I think I'll miss Fkeys and PrintScn too much

>> No.57688921

>Location (continent at least)
>Preferred switch type
I'll leave this up to you
>Form factor
>Previous/current keyboards
no-name chink shit

>> No.57688922

You NEEDED to have that keyboard.

A laptop doesn't need an external keyboard. I never knew of anyone in the 90s that carried a laptop and a keyboard.

I'm not a tablet baby so tablets are already piece of shit hardware to me.

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you mean something like this. Its a bit old, but if you don't mind uses 90s keyboards then go for it

>> No.57688975

how about tesoro excalibur spectrum g7sFl
it's cheap

>> No.57688999

If you want TKL then cooler master has a whole slew of options in that budget.

>> No.57689001

Yeah that would be perfect but I want cherry switches for keycaps

>> No.57689027
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then how about the noppoo choc mini.
There is now a group buy that is selling keycap sets for it, but it ends in 4 days so you have to be quick.

>> No.57689119

Now you just sound like a shitposter.
Maybe this is the safe space for you >>>/g/tpg

>> No.57689132

>safe space
That's your generation's word.

>> No.57689141

Doesn't come in ISO, I just saw this though


Ideally I'd want it in white so I'll keep looking for now

>> No.57689163

that's not 75%. If you want TKL then that opens up a whole bunch of options.

>> No.57689182

Oh I'm retarded, I do want 75% I'm just sleepy, I might have to go for a TKL though if it's not obtainable

>> No.57689210

I'm not a millennial since I was born before 85, but it really does seem that you belong here >>>/g/tpg

I'm just trying to be helpful that's all

>> No.57689290

Because I like fullsize boards you're directing me to the thinkpad general?

>born before 85
Somehow I have my doubts. Seeing as all those anime pics are all of anime well into the late 2000s and later.

>> No.57689350

calm down nigger

no-one gives a shit about your fetish for wasted space

>> No.57689368

Where did you get anime from? I haven't posted a single anime picture, and I'm directing you to the thinkpad general because you don't like ultrabooks, convertibles, and smart devices.

>> No.57689388
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where can i get dental bands instead of o-rings if i dont have braces

>> No.57689398

Something linear and heavier than cherry reds, clones are fine, I've heard gaterons are decent
Full size
Backlight doesn't matter
Currently using a corsair k90

>> No.57689413

>itoddlers, tablet babies, touchshit

yup that looks like /tpg/ material to me

>> No.57689431

o-rings are like a dollar on ebay.

>> No.57689454

Ya nobody ever posts anime figures or manga next to their keyboards in mkg.. Nope never.
You seem offended tablet baby.

>> No.57689532

Well you got be confused with the wrong person. Personally I don't like anime, which is ironic since this is an anime image board. But you seem to have all these incorrect misconceptions about the people on here. Are you sure you aren't a millennial because you are quick to judge and use terrible memes like one

>> No.57689563

Don't know what conclusion you expect me to come to. A keyboard with no numpad, no f keys, sometimes no number row, and random modifiers everywhere resembles the kind of keyboard you get on a tablet.

>> No.57689639
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Currently considering Ducky Channel One TKL (White) + Miami Keycaps

Are there any other TKL's with thin besels? Should I get a black KB instead? So many doubts

>> No.57689735

miami will look better on a white kb

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You know what. I think you are too young to be a millennial. With that sentence structure and youtube vocabulary, it just sounded so familiar. Then it just hit me, but you sound exactly like my 13 year old nephew. You must be 17 maybe even 18 years old. It all makes sense now.
Anyway I've got some work to do, so why don't you go play lol or whatever it is that's popular right now. But before I leave I will leave you with this keyboard I found posted here. I think you will love it.

>> No.57689759

White it is, what's a good place to get braided cables too?

>> No.57689798

keyclack has them.

>> No.57689800

What the fuck is "youtube vocabulary"?

>> No.57690150

how much of a hipster are you? You hate tablets, which is a very hipster thing to do, but you also hate hipsters as well and call them kids toys. Is there some kind of level to being a hipster with each one hating the level bellow it and becoming more contrarian the higher you go up. Like seriously how can someone get soo triggered by a simple tablet?

>> No.57690158
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Why don't you guys use mechanical mice to compliment your mechanical keyboards

>> No.57690173

but anon I am

>> No.57690193

What kind of hipster doesn't have some kind of apple tablet?

>> No.57690197

Pretty much all mice have mechanical switches in them m8.

>> No.57690220

If I want a TKL board with cherry greens what options do I have?
The ducky one has them but its out of stock

>> No.57690226
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Optical sensors are mechanical?

>> No.57690241

The buttons, you dunce.

>> No.57690247

Cooler master

>> No.57690266

then its not a mechanical mouse.

>> No.57690280

I just realized my ducky shine 5 uk layout brown numpad + button isn't working.

Should I return it?

>> No.57690288

Reading comprehension nigga.
>have mechanical switches in them

>> No.57690308

Optical mice are generally mechanical. Lasers I believe are digital signals.

>> No.57690315
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You seem to be confused. Her let me help you.
Why don't you guys use mechanical mice to compliment your mechanical keyboards

>> No.57690362

>Optical mice are generally mechanical
no optical mice aren't mechanical. That being said why would anon still use mechanical mouse. I'll just quote wikipedia

Unlike mechanical mice, whose tracking mechanisms can become clogged with lint, optical mice have no moving parts (besides buttons and scroll wheels); therefore, they do not require maintenance other than removing debris that might collect under the light emitter. However, they generally cannot track on glossy and transparent surfaces, including some mouse-pads, causing the cursor to drift unpredictably during operation. Mice with less image-processing power also have problems tracking fast movement, whereas some high-quality mice can track faster than 2 m/s.

Some models of laser mouse can track on glossy and transparent surfaces, and have a much higher sensitivity.

As of 2006 mechanical mice had lower average power requirements than their optical counterparts; the power used by mice is relatively small, and only an important consideration when the power is derived from batteries, with their limited capacity.

Optical models outperform mechanical mice on uneven, slick, soft, sticky, or loose surfaces, and generally in mobile situations lacking mouse pads. Because optical mice render movement based on an image which the LED (or infrared diode) illuminates, use with multicolored mouse pads may result in unreliable performance; however, laser mice do not suffer these problems and will track on such surfaces.

>> No.57690384

i want a tada68 reeeeeeeee

>> No.57690400

You do know that in track balls you can often find optical sensors? They're analog.

>> No.57690412
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and I want a kishsaver model F, but I don't go on /mkg/ and shitpost with /r9k/ memes

>> No.57690445
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then those aren't mechanical

>> No.57690459

What's the build quality like for qisan magicforce? I have a low budget and would prefer something that will last.

>> No.57690576

good for you my dude

>> No.57690667

I'm new to the market after my corsair died should I go for the Anne Pro or Pok3r RGB?

>> No.57690676

What defines mechanical then?

>> No.57690905
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what do you think about this?


>> No.57690968
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Should I buy this?

>> No.57690992
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>> No.57691030

There's a reason they call it the Tragicforce

>> No.57691086
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why not buy this one instead?

>> No.57691126
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>e key is on the thumbcluster

>> No.57691262
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So you want a keyboard like this then?

>> No.57691289
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>> No.57691340

where do you rest your wrists?

>> No.57691358
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you lay your wrist flat down over the keys

then you take the other half of the keyboard and put it on top of your wrist

and you have a wrist sandwich.

>> No.57691524

On your desk or something. You shouldn't be putting any pressure on your wrist while you're actually typing. That's just inviting CTS even faster.

>> No.57692130

>most used key apart from space is in easy access
>all other most used keys are in homerow
>7k words without even lifting a finger
I see nothing wrong with the malt layout. I made ergodox firmware for it specifically.

>> No.57692220

First time buying a mechanical keyboard, is this one any good for entry level?


>> No.57692257

Anyone here use the OG mac keyboard to USB adapter from geekhack? Might get one and go full autist on this NUC hackintosh build within a mac plus case.

>> No.57692297

Mechanical keyboards are fucking useless for +90% of the people who actually type. Why? Because an overwhelming majority of people bottom out their keys when typing.

Enjoy your expensive sound generating devices.

>> No.57692353

and 90% of people don't touch-type. what's your point?
Do you think i could program some generic rubberdome keyboard to have the layout i want?

>> No.57692361

>mechanical keyboards are louder
Not necessarily. Matias quiet click, topres (especially silent variants), non clicky MX with o-rings or some other dampener are all quieter than a regular rubber dome board.

>> No.57693510

Looks like a model m knockoff

>> No.57694155

You know this community is changing and growing. People who are 18 today are a completely different generation, thinking completely differently. With a different vocabulary than adding a -fag suffix for everything, and the language is also changing.

myself I think it's time to move on and let them, instead.

>> No.57694207

Hows the build quality on the noppoo choc mini? Case, keycaps?

>> No.57694261
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Wtf this shit is hella ugly!!!

>AA batteries
>Micro USB

I hate pfu now

>> No.57694415

Micro usb>mini usb, just saiyan.

>> No.57694487

Micro USB is garbage. I've never had a single micro USB device that didn't develop connection issues within a month.

>> No.57694501

Micro is rated for more connect/disconnects than mini. I have a mini cable that has spotty connection too. But then anecdotes are separate from specs.

>> No.57694516

You're missing a key word in there:
Micro socket is rated for more connections. The cable side is basically designed to fail.

>> No.57694528

Clearly everyone should be using USB-B :^)

>> No.57694597

Type-C or Lightning master race.

>> No.57694664

>I love cocks so much!

Mini usb is the best. Very sturdy and so are the cables

>> No.57695067
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I want to buy this keyboard
but I would like to change the layout and swap caps for symbols and stressed letters

The layout I want has shift < z x c ... (13 keys)on the bottom row (italian)
I found that some us keyboards have shift \ z x c ... (13)
but this one has a longer shift ad miss the \ (12 keys)
will I be able to do the same thing? or the shift takes only one switch?

>> No.57695085

The shift uses one switch. What you're looking for is an ISO layout keyboard, they have the smaller left shift with a key next to it.

>> No.57695145

i see thanks

>> No.57695345
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I just spent $170 on XDA Milestone.

Guess it is ramen noodles next month.

At least this board is finally gonna look dank as fuck.

>> No.57695359

what board?

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I got one dirt cheap on prime day.

It is okay. The membrane keys don't feel terrible like some boards.

The screen is the neatest part. I ended up using it more for the display than the keyboard. Couldn't be fucked to make layouts for every new game.

Besides, Honey Select only needs the mouse to play, so you can fap left handed.

>> No.57695427
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leeku's Compact SQ. A compact version of the 1800 layout with RGB underlighting and single color switch leds.

Last I heard there was a few left so you could contact him on Geek Hack and ask. This was months ago though, so probably gone by now though.

He did a similar GB last month for one with an aluminum case but full 1800 layout. I think the Compact SQ looks cooler though.

>> No.57696707

Is there anywhere I can just buy a 65% case by itself, or am I gonna have to bite the bullet and buy an RS68/Tada68/etc just to harvest the case from?

>> No.57696843
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you could make one yourself.

>> No.57696917

I'd have to do it out of wood then since the only tool I have capable of doing it is a router. Not sure how well that'd go.

>> No.57697202
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Probably be better this here.

I'd imagine that going fine enough, only thing that could be a bit difficult would be the screw-mount standoffs, but that doesn't seem all too difficult either.

>> No.57697249

1) Budget
Around $100

2) Location

3) Preffered switch type
Would like browns but not a huge deal if they aren't

4) Layout

5) Form factor
Has to be full sized

6) Backlight
Don't care as long as it isn't annoying

7) Previous/current keyboard
Some shitty HP wireless from like 2009

Any recs? I would like something with a longer cable and a USB port on the board would be a plus.

>> No.57697575

Is a CM Storm XT for €65 (down from 95) a good deal/purchase? I kind of dont want to buy yet another keyboard, but the Poker 2 is a bit cumbersome for work. No nordic layout and I do actually need a numpad + didn't enjoy using it for web dev stuff.

Currently testing with a numpad on the left, but meh, feels like I could just as well get another full size board, like I have at home.

>> No.57698080

Hey, are there any decent TKL keyboards with media controls?

>> No.57698128

Tomoko has some bound to Fn + (Media Key)

>> No.57698156

No not that. I mean dedicated media keys, like the Das 4 Pro has, but in TKL form.

>> No.57698172

like the preronic but uglier

>> No.57698244

Which should I get and why:
Gateron PBT: https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1651
Ducky PBT: https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=858
IMSTO PBT: http://imsto.cn/index.php?route=product/product&path=62&product_id=109
Geekkeys PBT: http://www.geekkeys.com/geekkeys-white-blank-thick-pbt-full-keyset/
I am going to build a NerD 108 with the aluminum case so I need a lot of keycaps, any other suggestions?

>> No.57698253

the point of a tkl is to be compact, so adding a bunch of extra keys doesn't work. The closest I could find was a CM Quickfire TK compact

>> No.57698271

>CM Quickfire TK compact
This doesn't have media keys, I don't think you know what media keys are. Hint: http://ww4.sinaimg.cn/large/54b7b013gw1eha5mhva7mj22o0200b2a.jpg

>> No.57698272

Just picked up the XMIT hall effect keyboard off massdrop. Got the 87 key acrylic version, with the extra springs and keycaps. Anyone else got it?

>> No.57698291

>Location (continent at least)
>Preferred switch type
MX blue, no exception
>Form factor
Full size
Don't care
>Previous/current keyboards
Corsair K70, MX blue switches

Thank you my friends

>> No.57698293

I hope you have plenty of patience. Some people have been waiting two years for theirs.
I like cherry profile so go with the geekkeys one

>> No.57698309

A modern 1800 board.

Same size as tkl, but with full numpad. You can mess with firmware to turn numpad into dedicated media keypad.

>> No.57698315

i'm really interested in the switches for a gaming keyboard but I want to wait for the reviews
I think that's mostly for the assembled keyboards
if you just get parts it can be as little as 1-2 months
i'd prefer him to build it but i can't wait that long

>> No.57698327
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I know what media keys are. I'm just saying you won't find any dedicated ones on a TKL. The best you could do is the FN + (Key). At least cooler master and filco have them labeled on their keycaps so it makes it a bit easier.

>> No.57698367

Last I checked both feng (geekkeys) and imsto were being unresponsive. I'd avoid it for now at least. The ducky caps are OEM profile while the gaterons are cherry profile (just as thick as the others too).

Get the gaterons in other words.

>> No.57698370
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It might be too much work for him. He already has trouble pressing two keys at once, so recommending him to mess with the firmware is definitely out of his league.
Though it is a great idea and I've done something similar on my full size keyboard

>> No.57698422
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>tfw reading /mkg/ just to get my daily fix of aggravation when I spot /fa/-tier gimped keyboards with colored keycaps

>> No.57698444
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Well then, I've got something special just for you!

>> No.57698445

I was planning on ordering from feng but this doesn't look good.
I'll probably go Gateron then.

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>> No.57698461
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>yfw multicolored keycap sets have been a thing since before you were born

>> No.57698488

At least that has a reasonable number of keys, no retarded LEDs and only 1 rather mellow color apart from gray/white/black (the only acceptable keyboard colors).

>> No.57698513
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He could argue that blue and grey was a standard color pallet since old IBM keyboards did the same thing too. But then all the old Honewell keyboards had some pretty funky colors

>> No.57698524
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>> No.57698525

The existence of past ugly keyboards doesn't justify new ones.

>> No.57698557

I did standoffs with super glue and sanded heads of acrylic m5-screws and a bit of rubber rings. He'll do just fine.

>> No.57698565
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9/10 look in my book.

>> No.57698573
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the only problem is that honeywell keyboards are legendary for their absolutely godly build quality. No other keyboard can compare with them, and they were the industry standard. You may think they were ugly, but everyone (Apple, IBM, Dell, etc.) was copying them.

>> No.57698583
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How about this then?

>> No.57698584

So how are browns to type on? I currently have reds which are alright but I hate them for typing, but i'm getting a new keyboard and have the choice between reds or browns (no clear)

I have a switch tester but it's really hard to tell pressing just one key down. Anyone who has used both reds and browns have any opinions? I hear they feel "grindy"

>> No.57698599
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You are correct, but not with that layout.

>> No.57698603

Get gateron ones, no grinding.

>> No.57698612
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They just don't make sexy keycaps like they used too anymore.

>> No.57698618

Gaterons have much less of a gritty feeling
much like Topre

>> No.57698623

At least the OPD had a few group buys for the color scheme. I'm typing on the SA retros right now actually.

>> No.57698624

Well, after I get mine in February, I'll probably talk about it here, so keep an eye out

>> No.57698643

Why exert additional effort just to get different colors?
It provides ZERO functionality.

>> No.57698658

it look pretty kek

>> No.57698663

Because it really isn't all that hard. It is just plastic

>> No.57698672

Some people like nice things. That or they're in different key profiles, thicknesses, molding quality, etc.

>> No.57698689
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The problem is that the build quality isn't as good. SP is definitely better then the stuff you see today, but they can't compare to thick tripleshots

>> No.57698705

>it look pretty

>> No.57698717

>not compatible with backlighting

>> No.57698737

What for?

>> No.57698749
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The old honeywells are in a league of their own for sure.

The devlin K-series is the same height profile as SA but considerably thicker. Whenever they put out a sculpted profile set (+ergodox addon) I'll be picking it up.

>> No.57698767
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So what's /g/s opinion on this thing? It looks ugly as fuck, but it also looks pretty great for typing and customizability

>> No.57698781
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>It provides ZERO functionality.
That is wrong. Back then keyboard had no standard layouts so coming up with different colors helped you identify where everything was in relationship to each other. That is why all the old vintage keyboards had funky colors for their keycaps. This trend continues today because companies have set up a reputation for using certain colors on their keycaps, it has become more of a brand image. Just look at Dolch Pac for Christs sake. They've been around since the 80s and they still use the same two tone color scheme.

>> No.57698784

>What for?

>> No.57698801

Just get an ergodox/10.

>> No.57698818
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Whats this? Different people on /g/ have different opinions!!! wow that blew my mind!

>> No.57698830

pretty sure you can still use a backlight and it will work just fine

>> No.57698836


I'm not very fond of the thumb pad. I suppose that's something that can be fixed, but I have a lot more money than I have time (and common sense)

>> No.57698846

Yea it's not optimal, but then this board isn't coming out tomorrow. >>57691289

>> No.57698854

will season 2 blow my mind?
it might not have room for led

>> No.57698875

most LEDs are surface mounted so that isn't an issue

>> No.57698888

Some people on /g/ are just wrong.

>> No.57698901


Still has the thumb problem (actually looks worse, but maybe I'm misunderstanding the image?), but apart from that it looks very very sexy. Ergodoxes are fully programmable right? I sadly haven't got my PhD in xkb yet so I prefer to program functionality directly

>> No.57698912

>Ergodoxes are fully programmable right?
Yes. And the point of the other board is that everything is fully adjustable, including the position of the thumb cluster.

>> No.57698918
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And some people are autistic if they get triggered by the colors of keycaps on old computers from the 70s.

>> No.57698939
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my favorite color scheme is the new realforce one
i like the high-contrast two tone

>> No.57698951


I think ideally I'd want ergodox with a custom thumb board. Might still go with the butterfly, it's hideous and hideously expensive, but considering I earn all my money on a keyboard I think I can afford it and then get an ergodox if I need even more customizability.

>> No.57698956
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better image

>> No.57698975

Is this thing any good? It meets my requirements but I'm not sure about the removable switches

>> No.57698976

Why would you get a keyboardio if you can have an ergodox and what is the thumb problem you are talking about?

>> No.57698982
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Shit posting aside the old Honeywell terminals had some gorgeous color schemes. Pic related is my favorite by far.

>> No.57698985

Pretty sure the original anon was talking about the rainbow shit of today's key caps.

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The problems is that the thumb cluster being flat means you move your thumb sideways to press the keys, rather than down.

I don't find it to be that big of a deal honestly, but I'd still like to eventually replace it with this >>57691289

>> No.57699016
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You meant RGB lighting? That is pretty gaudy looking, but having some blue or different colors for the sub legends on the keycaps is perfectly fine.

>> No.57699025

Any colors other than uniform black or gray or beige are /fa/-tier.

>> No.57699039

No the key caps. Like that Miami shit that gets shilled here.

>> No.57699042


because it's more economic for me to waste money than time. By thumb problem I just mean that I think keyboardio has a better thumb design, but I haven't tried either so it's just conjecture

>> No.57699061
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Do my white keycaps trigger you? Or if I posted a model M with white keycaps you would have been fine with that because its old.

>> No.57699076

not bad for a gaming keyboard
would like the technology in a korean custom

>> No.57699133
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So you can't stand the color pink? How old are you anon that the color pink gets you angry, but blue for boys is fine.

>> No.57699155

100 USD
>Location (continent at least)
>Preferred switch type
I'd prefer blue red or brown
IT if possible, but I just need it to be QWERTY
>Form factor
don't care, smaller is better
don't care
>Previous/current keyboards
this would be my first mech

>> No.57699167

It's shit.
>>buy muh vaporwave
It's still shit. And the company that makes the keycaps is shit.

>> No.57699188

if you want an Italian layout then this is the only place I know where to get them

>> No.57699238

then scrap the italian layout because fuck that shit no one sells them
I basically just want a list of decent models and then I'll kill myself looking for a layout I can use

>> No.57699252
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Touch a never there anon. Sorry, but I want my keycaps to have proper build quality from reliable sources that have been around since the 60s.

Do you also get triggered when people buy luxury cars from manufacturers that are older then you?

>> No.57699280

No. I do not understand why time and money is spent on something that's 100% completely useless, like specially colored keys.

>> No.57699281

>proper build quality
>maimi set
Choose one.

>> No.57699288

g80s are made in Italian layouts and you could find them used for cheap.

>> No.57699330


Why do you bother with mechanical keyboards if you haven't even bothered to learn touch typing?
It's like getting a 1000$ guitar when you can't play a chord

>> No.57699358
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>time and money
except it costs the same and doesn't take longer. and again see >>57698781. Most of these manufacturing houses already have the tooling and materials for those colors, so switching it to something that you arbitrarily like would be just be weird. Why should they change their branding just to match your autism

>> No.57699359

The upper 2 keys of the thumb cluster on the ergodox are hard to reach if it is in a flat position. But if you have it in a position where it is angled a bit i find no problems with it. Just don't rest your fingers on the homerow all the time or set rarely used keys there.
I would really recommend trying an ergodox. If you have no time the ergodox ez makes sense.

>> No.57699363

The currency "$" goes before the value, kiddo.

>> No.57699386

>IT if possible, but I just need it to be QWERTY

>> No.57699389

Thousands of man hours are spent alone on discussing colorful key caps here and elsewhere.

>> No.57699412

>Its shit, unless they make something I like then its great.
What kind of two year old logic is that? Let me guess you also participate in all those /v/ style amd/intel/apple wars on here.

>> No.57699435
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>paper thin pbt

Kill yourself tablet baby.

>> No.57699464

They made those decisions over 30 years ago. Why should they spend another 1000s of man hours ordering the plastics just to make black keycaps. Now that is autism. If you can't stand colors like white and blue then maybe you have a problem.

>> No.57699477
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>Buying chink shit

>> No.57699481


>need it to be qwerty

That's my point though, you should be able to type on a keyboard with any layout as long as you can identify the home row.
Maybe you should get TNWMLC to force good habits?

>> No.57699484

Thousands of /fa/ggots make the decision TODAY to discuss "keycap sets" and organize group buys for fancy color schemes, made TODAY, not 30 years ago.

>> No.57699496

Another reason to hate colored keycaps.

>> No.57699532

IBM, Dolch, Sony, etc. have been around for much longer then you. You may disagree with their choice of colors, but its pretty autistic to get triggered by decisions made decades ago.

>> No.57699539

things like this really make me upset. why do i come to this board? why do i think i'll find anybody with any sense?

>> No.57699592
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>most keycaps are made in china
>all the good ones have special snowflake colors

WHY can't there be a decent set of keycaps that don't look like they were made by hipster

>> No.57699595

See Filco, Realforce, or HHKB.

>> No.57699632
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Filco has some shitty keycaps that wear off easily, and Topres are the epitome of hipster switches.
Again there are no good options out there it is all hipster shit.

>> No.57699655

>Fullzise keyboards

Also nothing wrong with ABS caps.

>> No.57699689

Appealing to authority is an argumentative fallacy, and you're completely avoiding the issue at hand.
There are ZERO rational arguments for researching, organizing group buys, and manufacturing colorful key caps. They do not provide any functional benefits. It is a waste of time and energy.

>> No.57699716
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Topre keycaps are only about 1.1mm in thickness though.

>It is a waste of time and energy
Considering the fact that people are willing to pay money for them, it certainly isn't.

>> No.57699739

Realforce caps are thicker than Tai-Hao.

>> No.57699794

The cold war is over, the bourgeois capitalist pigs won comrade.

>> No.57699816

What are you talking about? I never said that full sized keyboards are hipster. No seriously where did you get that from? Besides I want good quality keycaps. My rubber dome keyboard from 1991 has PBT keycaps and they look brand new, but it became mushy to type on. I got another rubber dome, but the ABS keycaps developed this nasty shine and texture to them after a year. I can't keep buying new keycaps every year, my PBT ones outlasted the rubber domes. So I just went and bought a mechanical keyboard and some PBT keycaps with the hope of it lasting me a long time, but the PBT keycaps began to fade away and develop a nasty shine to them after a couple of years.

I just want some good keycaps. I wish I could use the ones of my old rubberdome, but its the 90s and nothing had a standard back then.

>> No.57699863

The problem here is that if you want to get vintage cherry doubleshots you HAVE to buy them through a group buy. I don't like it and would love to buy some nice keycaps, but what can you do about it

>> No.57699893

>The cold war is over, the bourgeois capitalist pigs won comrade.
I want to live in a utilitarian society that maximized function and completely disregards all unnecessary form.

>> No.57699918

>What are you talking about? I never said that full sized keyboards are hipster.
Those "hipster companies" you mentioned mainly make fullsize. Minus HHKB.

ABS caps are just preference. PBT wear out too. Why most the old IBMs on ebay look like shit.

>> No.57699977

I have a full size keyboard, but Topres are hipster switches, its not the size of the keyboard. The PBT keycaps on my old rubber dome are seriously thick which is probably why it lasted for so long.

>> No.57700015

>Topres are hipster switches
Cherry too mainstream now?

>> No.57700080

>$200 rubberdomes somehow not hipster.
I spent 80 bucks on my mechanical keyboard including the set of PBT keycaps, and even then that was way too much.
Seriously I feel for this stupid meme, and anyone who considers spending $200+ on a keyboard is a hipster

>> No.57700106

Ya fuck me and spending money on a tool you'll use for 1000s of hours.

Here we go...

>> No.57700121

Linus Torvalds write masterful code on a standard Corsair mechanical keyboard, without any speshul keycaps.

>> No.57700195

>Hipster arguments
oh boy here we go.
Please tell me on how superior topres are and why everyone who doesn't use one is a pleb.
I should have just bought a new membrane sheet instead of spending all this time and money on a big hipster meme.

>> No.57700231

and Martin wrote a cultural masterpiece on his mechanical keyboard with custom key caps that he spent hundreds of dollars on.

>> No.57700265
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>Everything I don't like is hipster and/or a meme

>> No.57700310

you said that colored keycaps were a hipster meme.

>> No.57700342

They are. I also don't like them.

>> No.57700361

Which Martin?

>> No.57700398

It was just a joke. I don't find game of thrones to be particularly interesting, and once someone made fun of his model m and he went on an autistic rant on why it was superior.

>> No.57700439

Ever noticed that angry posters are always the ones hating topre?

Meanwhile, we are just too happy with our keyboards to get mad over what other people like.

>> No.57700512

Does anybody make a mechanical switch numpad? I can't seem to find any online that aren't crappy, I was thinking of tracking one down if they make it with mx switches so I can use extra keycaps I get

>> No.57700544

Why not get a full-sized keyboard instead?

>> No.57700553


>> No.57700572
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I'm not angry I just find it funny that you guys come up with such weird justifications. Like this one guy starting ranting on how Japanese technology is superior to cherry shit. He could have worded it better and said how the capacitive spring in topres allows you to change the actuation distance, which is pretty cool, but he sounded like an autistic weeb. Or there was that other guy that got supper defensive when someone suggested to get a topre clone from Korean (I think it was agk or something). I don't get how someone could get so riled up over the existence of clone switches.

>> No.57700594

Leopold and Keycool make separate numpads with cherry switches.

>> No.57700595

>an autistic weeb.
Where do you think you are?

>> No.57700659

no need to get angry. Obviously not every topre user is like that. I mean I don't consider myself or the majority of people on this site to be autistic weebs, but there are better ways to talk about topres without the whole superior Japanese tech stance. You didn't use that argument which automatically makes you better.

>> No.57700729

You're doubting glorious Nippon technology?

>> No.57700809

the problem is that Japan has been slaking recently. I mean they had a huge lead over the rest of the world, and now everyone has caught up and began to surpass them. Take a look at Korean tech companies, or how about the fact that the Japaneses car makers somehow let Americans catch up to them. I think it was their arrogance that led to that, and it wasn't until their falling stock prices and debt problems did they realize that they need to step up their game.

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>> No.57700839

Japan and America are still are the highest quality you can get when it comes to anything on a circuit board.

>> No.57700892

I think its kind of funny that Toyota makes Japanese exclusive cars in America, then ships back to Japan.

>> No.57700980

Wait they are also building a plant in Indonesia, so I guess that's better then shipping them over the Pacific Ocean. Its still a shame that Toyota is no longer made in Japan

>> No.57701020

Please respond

>> No.57701096

here you go!
I even gave you two (You) for asking nicely

>> No.57701299
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If you want one, then get the one with PBT/POM key caps. You lose out on a backlight, but the key cap construction is so much better. As for the case, its just a standard plastic case that you'd find on any modern keyboard. Nothing to talk about, but its not flimsy if that is what you are wondering.

>> No.57701804


I bought a chink gateron black keyboard. Magic something, all white with LED light shows. Not really good for gaming though, and I always misspell words on it and it's really loud. I like the gateron blacks, but not the keyboard itself. What are some actual good gaming keyboards that aren't memes, high performance, and feel nice to use?

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>high performance
you already meme'd yourself

what the hell is a "high perfomance" keyboard supposed to do? Have turbines to increase your typing speed while keeping the sweat off your hands so they don't slip during those intense gaming sessions?

>> No.57701874

mechanical is not synonymous with analog. you can have a mechanical switch with a digital output. go read something.

>> No.57701878

>What are some actual good gaming keyboards that aren't memes
gaming keyboards is a meme

>> No.57701915

Get a Corsair© keyboard with Cherry© MX Speed™ switches

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>aren't memes, high performance,
that right there is an oxymoron
If you want some cheap and solid keyboards, then Rosewill has some cherry keyboards for 60 bucks now on sale

>> No.57702062

>analog to digital

>> No.57702390

>switch type
doesn't matter
standard US
>form factor
not preferred
>ones i'm look at right now


>> No.57702574

I can't stand programming with laptop keyboards so I thought about carrying a small keyboard with me. Can anyone recommend me the most portable blue switch keyboard you can think of?

might be asking for christmas so 40-70 would be preferred
>Location (continent at least)
>Preferred switch type
>Form factor
tenkeyless or smaller, portability is important
>Previous/current keyboards
rosewill full brown switches

>> No.57702709

the only one I can think off is this, it also has bluetooth:

>> No.57702757

Thank you

>> No.57702976


>> No.57703023

Can heavier keys mess up your wrists? Stallman wrote in his blog that happened to him...

I really like the feeling of MX Clears, too...

>> No.57703041

Unless you have pussy-ass fingers, no.

Bad posture will fuck your wrists up though.

>> No.57703320


Can someone suggest something similar looking but wireless?

>> No.57703756

What does this general think of the CM Novatouch?
Does it have the same meme magic as regular Topres?

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Looking for a KB that is NOT coolermaster with their bad firmware, dying backlights and idiotic cord placement

No more than 150USD
Greens, clears or blacks, in that order
80% w/ tenkey
Anything goes

I use an HP keyboard with media keys as secondaries on the F-keys

>> No.57703794

Do you recommend a keycap remover or do you just use credit cards or rulers?

>> No.57703795

Its discontinued so good luck finding one.

>> No.57703812

Cherry MX Board 3.0

>> No.57703820

but is it good?

>> No.57703830

Also would be OK with non-cherry switches if they aren't pieces of shit with no weight to them

>> No.57703850

Ducky One , Leopold, and KBParadise all make keyboards the meet your requirements.
Toy can find them at

>> No.57703852

That's full size senpai, fuck arrow keys

>> No.57703867

Do you use Vim exclusively?

>> No.57703868

80% w/ tenkey
Isn't that full size?

>> No.57703900

No nigga it means remove the keys between the numpad and main keys

>> No.57703931
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so you want something like this?
If it is then its sold out, but the only other thing I can find is the RS96 on massdrop, but that's about 20 bucks over your budget.

>> No.57703955

Something like that yeah. There's discontinued quickfire TKs on Amazon but I don't trust that shit

>> No.57703983

then the closest I can get is an fc980m, but that does have the arrow keys

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you can buy mine

>> No.57704231

what is the name of that granite looking case
on the bottom right
is it custom?

>> No.57704252
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I've yet to come up with a clever name for it, but yes, it's custom.

>> No.57704260


>> No.57704267

not quite

>> No.57704273

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